Blocks ::: block_notifications
Maintained by Goran Josic
Not always logged in, you want to be up to date about new content, discussions or events in your Moodle courses? This moodle block implements a solution that periodically notifies learners about new content or activities included into a Moodle course. This solution will act as a sentinel that detects whether new contents or new activities have been included into the Moodle course, and notify the learners and/or the instructors about that. Notifications methods are: e-mail message RSS aggregator SMS message There is also a version of this plugin for Moodle 1.9 that can be downloaded from the Website.
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  • Wed, Mar 13, 2013, 4:23 PM
    Anthony, would you please delete this entry:

    It is the old entry and it is not needed anymore.

    Thank you.
  • Wed, Jul 10, 2013, 11:35 PM
    Hi Goran.
    I made a Spanish lang for this block.

    If you are interested please let me know.

  • Thu, Jul 11, 2013, 3:19 PM
    Hi Alvaro,

    Thank you very much for your contribution. I initially have provided the support for the Italian language but was told that the lang files should be uploaded directly in in order to be distributed as language packs.

  • MD shot of me from his iphone4
    Fri, Jul 26, 2013, 12:02 PM
    Hi, here's a post from Helen describing the language pack process :
  • Fri, Sep 13, 2013, 2:47 AM
    Can you please add the functionality to notify the Admin/Teacher upon completion of an Activity/Course. I do not know how this escaped the Moodle developers nor the Module developer community, but somehow it seems to only be important to me, I guess.
  • Wed, Nov 20, 2013, 10:37 PM
    Hi there!
    Quick question - will this work on a moodle 2.4.x installation?
    Thx a lot!
  • Daniel
    Thu, Sep 11, 2014, 6:10 PM
    Your block is very useful. But unfortunately it disrupts the way in which it is installed.
    Are you considering an upgrade to Moodle 2.7?
    thank you
  • Fri, Nov 7, 2014, 10:40 AM
    Hi Goran,
    I installed Notifications plugin to my moodle(2.7+), But i can't find Notifications block to add it. Thanks.
  • Fri, Nov 7, 2014, 4:49 PM
    I have tested the installation on Moodle 2.7.2+ (Build: 20141104) and there were no problems.
    Daniel Mèthod: The plugin is compatible with Moodle 2.7. Please provide more info. It is hard to understand what goes wrong on your system with so little information.

    Bui Ngoc Long: The block is called Notifications. The block name is probaly different in your case because you are probably using a different language. To be sure that the block is in the list of available blocks in your course switch to English and you should read Notifications in the Add blocks list.
  • Fri, Nov 7, 2014, 4:50 PM
    Please consider using github for bug reports.
  • Tue, Jan 20, 2015, 1:14 AM
    Hi, i'm trying install the plugin on MOODLE 2.6.4 and a have the following error:

    ( ! ) Fatal error: Class 'report_eventlist_list_generator' not found in C:\xampp_1.8.3\htdocs\moodle\blocks\notifications\settings.php on line 39

    Thanks in advance!
  • Thu, May 7, 2015, 4:54 PM
    I installed the notification block in Moodle 2.7, added the notification block in my course cut it is not working.
    I added new record to a databse a new entry to a Glossary. and I did"nt recive a n email..
    I checked the cron, it is sending messages from the course form.
  • Mon, Aug 10, 2015, 11:45 PM

    We installed the plugin in our Moodle 2.8.6 installation. Unfortunately, the plugins never sends e-mails to the participants of a course. We ran the cron manually to make sure it wasn't that. The readme.txt dosen't quite help at this point. Is there anyone else having this issue except Irith Herman?


  • I sell cookies
    Fri, Aug 14, 2015, 5:16 AM
    Note for the docs: Changes made by administrators do not result in notifications.
    You can change this in classes/Course.php::populate_logs() by commenting out these lines:
    if($this->is_admin($log->get_data()['userid'])) {

    Related Github ticket
  • Tue, Sep 29, 2015, 5:55 PM
    Hello dear all,
    Can any one please tell me that how could i install this plugin step by step because its confusing that from where should i start this. Because i am working on moodle for a university and i just want that all the notification should be delivered to the students through email that when a teacher create a assignment , edit it, share some contents about any topic or any module. I have configured the SMTP for the email notification but that is not working for all these task. So please can any one help me to solve this problem.

    Qasim Aziz
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